Hey everyone! Briana from http://whenibecameanauthor.wordpress.com/ has tagged me in a Blog Hop to ask me a few questions about my WIP (work in progress). Thank Briana, it is well appreciated!
What is the (working) title of your book?:
The current title that I am working with is The Tales of Camellia. I may add a subtitle (for example: The Tales of Camellia and the Rose’s Dream).
Where did the idea for the book come from ?
Well it started off as an entirely different story. Then, I thought it was too close to a book I recently read. So I kept the same characters, but I took out a few things and then changed the story! I changed it to something that has been going on in my head where the government told the world that I was a threat (and I was but I was the good guy) and I had to travel the world to prove them wrong. Then there was this bad guy trying to take over the world and I had to stop him. So it is fairly similar. Except, this book is 500 years later, the character is a girl, and the government doesn’t want the character dead… (No spoilers there)
What genre does your book fall under?
I would say Young Adult, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. It is actually a lot closer to Science Fiction than Fantasy.
Which actors and/or actresses would you choose to play your characters in the movie rendition?
This is a really hard question, but a fun one. I actually may update as I check out more actors in the future… These are the important characters in the book.
Camellia “Cam” Rose (Main Character): Emma Watson (Hermione Granger in Harry Potter/Sam in Perks of Being a Wallflower)
Violet Rose (Cam’s sister): Willow Shields (Prim in the Hunger Games)
Ella Grace Scarlett: Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter)
Cecil Everett: Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter)
Christopher “Chris” Johnson: Josh Hutcherson (Peeta in Hunger Games)
Jonathan “John” Burkhart: Lenny Kravitz (Cinna in the Hunger Games)
Robin Pierce: Jeremy Renner (Aaron Cross in The Bourne Legacy/Hawkeye in The Avengers)
Kirk Griffin: Chris Hemsworth (Thor/Jed Eckert in Red Dawn)
Peter Robinson: Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley Harry Potter)
What is the one sentence synopsis of your book?
Camellia Rose has to travel the continent of Europe to find her sister and solve this kidnapping mystery, while at the same time has to stop a worldwide threat that the world does not know about.
Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
Agency. I don’t think self-publishing my book will get me very far.
How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
I haven’t written the book in manuscript format yet. But I am typing it on the computer, so it wouldn’t be too hard (thankfully).
What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
The Hunger Games. Not because of the story, but because both of the books are talking about, “What would the world be like if this happened?” So no, there are no Hunger Games in my book.
Who or What inspired you to write this book?
My Creative Writing teacher when he had my classmates and I start our novels. I have then decided to go farther than where I thought I would be.
What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?
The Tales of Camellia is a trilogy. Meaning there will be three books. Yes. Three books. There may be four… but most likely three. Just depends. Also, this trilogy is a “mini-series” within the Kriegerin Brotherhood series, and the rest of the books outside the trilogy are set before the trilogy. Camellia Rose is related to every main character in each of the books in The Kriegerin Brotherhood series. There is a lot of action between the characters and within the characters themselves.
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